Colts Acquire RB Richardson In Trade

By Eric Dutkiewicz - 21Alive

Credit: NFL

Running back Trent Richardson.

September 18, 2013 Updated Sep 18, 2013 at 9:12 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (21Alive) - The Indianapolis Colts made a blockbuster trade Wednesday, adding running back Trent Richardson from the Cleveland Browns.

Richardson was traded for the draft rights of the Colts' first round pick in 2014.

Richardson was the Cleveland's third overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft--two behind quarterback Andrew Luck--and has started all 17 games since in a Browns uniform.

Richardson rushed for 1,055 yards and 11 touchdowns as a rookie. He added 418 reception yards and 1 reception touchdowns.


Richardson played college football at Alabama, leading the Crimson Tide to two BCS National Championships and was a finalist for the 2011 Heisman Trophy alongside Andrew Luck.




What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet



© Copyright 2014, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.